US President Barack Obama speaks to press at the White House - 29 July 2014
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Ukraine conflict: Obama announces new Russia sanctions

Sanctions will increase on Russia if it continues its current stance towards Ukraine, Barack Obama has said.

The US president warned Russia that it would become more isolated financially and diplomatically if it did not support a peaceful resolution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine.

Moscow denies charges by the EU and US that it is supplying heavy weapons to the rebels.

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